28 Sept 2016 | Prelims Daily: CA Questions with Tikdams & Tidbits

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Q.1) Recently, Senkaku island was in the news. Where is it located?

a) South China Sea

b) Indian Ocean

c) East China sea

d) Red sea


Q.2) Which of the following correctly describes about “FAST”, which was in the news.

a) NASA’s first fastest supercomputer

b) World’s largest radio telescope

c) World’s largest solar power project

d) None of the above


Q.3) Recently, African Elephant Status Report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) reported declined in numbers. What is status of African elephant given by IUCN Red list?

a) Vulnerable

b) Least concern

c) Endangered

d) Critically endangered


Q.4) There are rising number of reported deaths due to of Scrub Typhus disease. consider following statements with regard to this disease.

1. It is an acute illness caused by a bacteria.

2. It is transmitted by the bite of an infected mite larva present in the soil having scrub vegetation.

3. Uttar Pradesh is an endemic region as it has a large scrub vegetation.

Which of the pairs given  above are correctly matched?

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3 only


Q.5) United Nations World Tourism Organization has celebrated World Tourism Day on September 27. What was the theme for 2016 World tourism day?

a) Tourism for All – promoting universal accessibility

b) Celebrating tourism and community development

c) Tourism for Environment – promoting sustainable development

d) Tourism 2016 – for Medical tourism


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